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In 1976, Karl D. Bloedel having previous surveying and construction experience established his own construction company. He is a general contractor, founded upon the principle that quality, integrity, and service are what make good companies great – Karl has worked hard to have the best reputation around. Over the past 37 years, Karl Bloedel Construction has worked with Northern Iowans and Southern Minnesotans to build their homes, agricultural buildings, and businesses. Karl Bloedel Construction is all about the customer. We strive to be the best not the biggest.


Karl Bloedel


Karl, founder of Karl Bloedel Construction has been in the construction field for over 40 years. Karl has been happily married for 38 years, and has 5 children, 15 grandchildren, and a few more on the way. Karl enjoys spending time with family, being actively involved with church, the occasional fishing weekend, and owning his own business. He feels fortunate to live and work in Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota, and for all the many wonderful people and businesses he has worked with over the years.


Karl Bloedel Construction crew

Nicolas Bloedel


Karl's son Nick, grew up learning the family business. He has worked in the construction field either part or full time since 1995.  He began his career working summers with Karl Bloedel Construction while in high school.  Nick has worked as a laborer for a concrete contractor, as a carpenter for an award winning remodeling company in Bloomington, MN, as a carpenter for a custom home builder in Iowa City, IA, as an assistant job supervisor for a developer in Coralville, IA, and as a lead carpenter for Karl Bloedel Construction since 2008.   Nick earned his degree in communications from Bethany Lutheran College, where he met his wife.  He currently resides near Scarville, IA, with his wife and children.  Besides work, Nick has also been a trustee at his church and is currently a member of the school board for Scarville Lutheran School. He loves reading anything he can get his hands on and working with all things mechanical and physical.



Matthew Sulzle


Matt started working for Karl Bloedel Construction in 2008, shortly after graduating from Bethany Lutheran College. He has enjoyed getting to know the wonderful people of this area while working on many different projects with Karl and the crew. Apart from work, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and children, gardening, reading a good book, and beautifying church and family functions with music.


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